MSc Agri-food Technology, University of Lincoln
Institution(s): University of Lincoln
Contact e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Course duration: 12 months
Course start date (2022): 10/10/2022
Number of students admitted to course per annum and number/proportion studying plant health or crop science: Around 20 -25
Application deadline(s): (please also note any deadline for applications for funding if different from the deadline for course entry): NA
Admissions criteria: First or second class honours degree or equivalent overseas qualification. We will consider applicants from non-related degrees, with relevant experience. demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 6.0 overall.
Type of funding available: Not funded at present.
Course description: The globally important agri-food sector is intrinsically linked to challenges around land and water use, climate change, health, and wellbeing. This industry-guided programme aims to equip students with the advanced skills, knowledge, and expertise needed to undertake technical and production management roles within this growing industry. Students at Lincoln have the opportunity to study a variety of forward-thinking topics such as advanced crop science, advanced food manufacturing, new product and process development, food safety and technical management, as well as commercial, operational, supply chain, and agile management. Following the taught element of the programme, the course offers students a choice between a research project in industry or academia, where they will have the opportunity to make contacts and apply their knowledge in a real-life setting, or a six-month professional practice placement.
Potential Supervisors: Dr Shaun Coutts. https://staff.lincoln.ac.uk/eb844249-3eec-4d05-b784-831f6622b82d
Examples of career paths followed by graduates from this course: Project Manager, Teacher, Plant breeder, Business Owner, Horticulturist